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Walrus

Native American (Inuit)
1992
Nuna Parr (Canadian, born in 1949)


Object Place: Cape Dorset, Canada

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 x 52.1 x 15.2 cm (9 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2007.977

Medium or Technique

Serpentine stone, walrus tusk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

The figure of a walrus reclining on its back is fashioned of dark green serpentine stone with black and orange veins; it has two removable ivory tusks fitted into sockets.

Signed

"NUNA PARR" scratched on underside of bottom

Provenance

Acquired September 10, 1993, from Galerie Le Chariot, Montreal, Canada, by the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Jan and Lawrence Dorman